Basics of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Technology

ISBN-10: 0139603786

ISBN-13: 9780139603785

Edition: 2000

Authors: Kanti L. Shah
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Description: For undergraduate courses in Introduction to Environmental Technology and Waste Management. This easy-to-read and logical text introduces the topics of solid and hazardous wastes, and matters associated with their management. It focuses on current technical and scientific fundamentals, while encompassing the entire spectrum of basic concepts and tools needed for making decisionsincluding the complex social, political, legal, and ethical issues associated with the technology. A review of primer materialsuch as chemistry, biology, geology, hydraulics, and engineering calculationshelps students comprehend the subject matter and completes this treatment.

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Book details

List price: $203.20
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 11/10/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 534
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Fundamentals
Basic Concepts
Factors Affecting Municipal Waste Management Decision-Making
Engineering Calculations
Hydraulics
Hydrology
Basic Scientific Concepts of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
Solid Waste Management Technology
Overview
Environmental Laws and Regulations
Environmental Effects and Public Health Aspects
Sources, Composition, and Characteristics of Solid Waste
Physical, Chemical, and Biological Properties of Municipal Solid Waste
Storage, Collection, and Transportation of Solid Waste
Solid Waste Basic Processing Technologies
Source Reduction, Reuse, Recycling, and Recovery of Municipal Solid Waste
Disposal of Solid Waste and Residual Matter in Landfills
Management and Control of Landfill Leachate and Gases
Hazardous Waste Management Technology
Characteristics of Hazardous Waste
Transportation of Hazardous Waste
Hazardous Waste Minimization and Environmental Audits
Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage, and Disposal
Site Remediation
Interest Tables
Useful Conversion Factors
Saturation Values of Dissolved Oxygen in Water at Various Temperatures
Soil Moisture Retention for Various Amounts of Potential Evapotranspiration for a Root Zone Water-Holding Capacity of 4 Inches
App. E: Glossary
App. F: For Further Information
Index
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